History YMMV / WhipIt

28th Aug '16 4:25:59 AM dane900
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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: In the alternative store in Austin, Brooke spies some bongs and comments, "Ooh, pretty vases!" The staff think this is hilarious, then one of them quips that, "They're great for tulips, really." One wonders how many of the censors realised a "Dutch tulip" is a fancy way of rolling a joint...
13th Apr '16 4:19:52 AM WiddershinsDaughter
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* AdaptationDisplacement: Few people seem to know that the movie was an adaptation of a novel.
* AdaptedOut: Bliss' life in Bodeen is a much smaller percentage of the film's running time; an understandable reduction considering the visual appeal of roller derby vs. the prosaic nature of Bliss' hometown.
24th Oct '15 8:34:06 PM WiddershinsDaughter
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* OohMeAccentsSlipping: Except for Creator/DanielStern and Creator/MarciaGayHarden, NO ONE can hold a Texas accent, and most of the cast [[NotEvenBotheringWithTheAccent don't even bother]].
6th Mar '15 9:12:24 AM WiddershinsDaughter
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** A little between Maggie and Bliss, who are bullied by gaybashing schoolmates for their close and exclusive friendship, and are shown to be quite touchy feely with one another.

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** A little between Maggie Pash and Bliss, who are bullied by gaybashing schoolmates for their close and exclusive friendship, and are shown to be quite touchy feely with one another.
10th Feb '15 12:28:56 PM IncreaseBlue
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* LesYay: Eva Destruction and Rosa Sparks. Also, a little between Maggie and Bliss.
** Personally, I find that there's no "straight" way to interpret this film. It's tailored to the female-friendly eye (particularly obvious in that the film is a basically a story about a girl finding her place mainly aimed for female viewers, and is just about the sexiest sport they could have chosen), the point of the main character's relationship is essentially "boyfriends actually stink so stick with your ladies". If you listen to Eva and Rosa's conversation, they flirt with "there's some stuff I'm pretty sure I could teach you". How does the final encounter between Bliss and Iron Maven go? Maven (someone who has been relatively antagonistic towards Bliss the whole film) compliments one of Bliss' moves and Bliss responds that she'll teach her sometime. If teaching someone something is this movie's gay code, that would definitely shed an interesting light on many interactions between Bliss and Maven, especially when the food-fight scene ends with the two of them rolling around on the floor, Maven laughing as she's pinning Bliss (Foe Yay anybody?). Mileage may vary, but I really feel that this film is intended more for the gay audience than most people realize. Which is great.

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* LesYay: LesYay:
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Eva Destruction and Rosa Sparks. Also, a Sparks.
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little between Maggie and Bliss.
Bliss, who are bullied by gaybashing schoolmates for their close and exclusive friendship, and are shown to be quite touchy feely with one another.
** Personally, I find that there's no "straight" way to interpret this film. It's In general, the film is tailored to the female-friendly eye (particularly obvious in that the film is a basically female eye, being a story about a girl finding her place in the world, and mainly aimed for female viewers, and is just about the sexiest sport they could have chosen), the viewers. The point of the main character's relationship is essentially "boyfriends actually stink so stick with your ladies". ladies".
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If you listen to Eva and Rosa's conversation, they flirt with "there's some stuff I'm pretty sure I could teach you". How does the final encounter between Bliss and Iron Maven go? Maven (someone Maven, who has been relatively antagonistic towards Bliss the whole film) film, compliments one of Bliss' moves and Bliss responds that she'll teach her sometime. If teaching someone something the subtext of the line is this movie's gay code, consistent, that would definitely shed an interesting light on many interactions between [[FoeYay Bliss and Maven, Maven]], especially when the food-fight scene ends with the two of them rolling around on the floor, floor and Maven laughing as she's pinning Bliss (Foe Yay anybody?). Mileage down. It may vary, but I really feel be that this film is intended more for the gay audience than most people realize. Which is great.
12th Dec '14 1:34:37 PM WiddershinsDaughter
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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: The pool scene. It breaks the flow of the movie, accomplishes little narratively and basically exists to fill screen time.

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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: The pool scene. It breaks the flow of the movie, accomplishes little narratively narratively, is very fantastical in a cinematographic sense while the rest of the movie is fairly realistic, and basically exists to fill screen time.
12th Dec '14 1:33:05 PM WiddershinsDaughter
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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: The pool scene. It breaks the flow of the movie, accomplishes little narratively and basically exists to fill screen time.
18th Sep '14 2:04:18 AM Kamalyn
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**Personally, I find that there's no "straight" way to interpret this film. It's tailored to the female-friendly eye (particularly obvious in that the film is a basically a story about a girl finding her place mainly aimed for female viewers, and is just about the sexiest sport they could have chosen), the point of the main character's relationship is essentially "boyfriends actually stink so stick with your ladies". If you listen to Eva and Rosa's conversation, they flirt with "there's some stuff I'm pretty sure I could teach you". How does the final encounter between Bliss and Iron Maven go? Maven (someone who has been relatively antagonistic towards Bliss the whole film) compliments one of Bliss' moves and Bliss responds that she'll teach her sometime. If teaching someone something is this movie's gay code, that would definitely shed an interesting light on many interactions between Bliss and Maven, especially when the food-fight scene ends with the two of them rolling around on the floor, Maven laughing as she's pinning Bliss (Foe Yay anybody?). Mileage may vary, but I really feel that this film is intended more for the gay audience than most people realize. Which is great.
22nd Jul '14 2:09:30 AM PrincessTyrone
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* LesYay: Eva Destruction and Rosa Sparks.

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* LesYay: Eva Destruction and Rosa Sparks. Also, a little between Maggie and Bliss.
11th Jan '13 5:51:29 AM SeptimusHeap
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* RomanticPlotTumor: YMMV, but Bliss' romance with Oliver has very little bearing on the rest of the plot--it gives her a reason to ditch Pash, and a reason to reconcile with her mom, and that's about it. Though it does provide a neat deconstruction of the ShallowLoveInterest.

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* RomanticPlotTumor: YMMV, but Bliss' romance with Oliver has very little bearing on the rest of the plot--it gives her a reason to ditch Pash, and a reason to reconcile with her mom, and that's about it. Though it does provide a neat deconstruction of the ShallowLoveInterest.SatelliteLoveInterest.
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